A new summer internship program will introduce high school graduates, ages 17 to 21, to careers with the Rochester Fire Department (RFD) and Emergency Communications Department (ECD).
The Career Connect Summer Public Safety Intern Program will provide classroom and hands-on learning opportunities in firefighting and emergency response with RFD and in 911 Center operations with the ECD, as well as life skills, decision-making, leadership development and team-building.
The program will run for five weeks, July 17 through Aug. 18. Participants will be paid an hourly wage of $16.26.
At the end of the program, participants will be eligible to take the city of Rochester Civil Service Exam and quality to enter the RFD Firefighter Training Program or apply for Public Safety Communicator jobs within the ECD.
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